- At an elevation of 6,288 feet this mountain is the highest peak in the Northeast United States and the most prominent mountain east of the Mississippi River.
- For 76 years, until 2010, a weather observatory on the summit held the record for the highest wind gust measured on the Earth's surface. The recorded wind speed at the summit was 231 mph.
- The mountain is part of a popular hiking area, with the Appalachian Trail crossing the summit and one of the Appalachian Mountain Club's eight mountain huts, located on one of the mountain's shoulders.
- The mountain is also host to one of the oldest car races in the country. The race to the top of the mountain has been held on and off since 1904.
- Since 1869, a Cog Railway has provided tourists with a train ride to the summit of this mountain.
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